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Scott Pilgrim’s Such an Unreliable Narrator

One of my favourite movies is Scott Pilgrim vs the World. I’m pretty sure both the movie and the comic book it was based off was written specifically for me because every line and every image appeals to the awesome … Continue reading

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Give Me a Moment

Recently, I was introduced to this amazing short film. I may have been procrastinating the metric tonne of assignments dumped on my head at the time (incidentally, that’s also my excuse for skipping last week’s post) but it’s something that … Continue reading

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Is Failing to Plan Planning to Fail?

It’s almost the New Year. This means that it’s just about time to start making wild promises to yourself about how you’re going to be a much more efficient, organised and less befuddled person for the next 365 days. It … Continue reading

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That’s a nice summary… Wait, the story’s over?

Beginning writers tend to write short stories. No, I don’t mean the narrative form of ‘short story’ as opposed to a ‘novel’, I mean in actual, wordcount length. These are the stories that have chapters of 1000 words or less, … Continue reading

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Plots and Car Parks

Currently, I am watching Alias with a friend. I’m a long term fan but she’s never watched the series before. So we decided that she needed to watch it ASAP in order to appreciate the glory of supersecret spy melodrama. … Continue reading

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Is it really Out Of Character?

One of the worst insults you can hurl at an aspiring fan fiction writer (aside from the ever-popular ‘your father smells of elderberries’) is declaring that their characters are OOC (or Out Of Character for anyone not with the lingo). … Continue reading

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